Deemed Status Notice

What is it?

If you get this PURPLE notice it means you automatically qualify for 

Extra Help

 because you have both Medicare and 

Medicaid [Glossary]

, you're in a 

Medicare Savings Program

, or you get Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits.

When should I get it?

You may get this notice at any time.

Who sends it?


What should I do if I get this notice?

Download a sample

"Deemed Status Notice [PDF, 127 KB]"

Get this notice in Spanish [PDF, 73.5 KB].

Publication, product, or other number

Product No. 11166

Unofficial name

Purple notice